13 days in Paris, Avignon & Zurich Itinerary

13 days in Paris, Avignon & Zurich Itinerary

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Paris, France
— 5 nights
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Avignon, France
— 2 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 4 nights

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Paris, France

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Paris: Versailles (The Hall of Mirrors & Palace of Versailles). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, stroll around Luxembourg Gardens, and get to know the fascinating history of Champs-Elysees.

For other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Paris online trip builder.

Dallas, USA to Paris is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Dallas to Paris. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Dallas in May, with highs in Paris at 64°F and lows at 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Avignon.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Versailles
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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Avignon, France

Avignon ©
An ancient town center surrounded by medieval ramparts, Avignon is a major city of Provence and a Mediterranean city in the Vaucluse department on the left bank of the Rhône River.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): stroll through Le Sentier des Ocres, make a trip to Place Crillon, then take in the views from Pont d'Avignon, and finally don't miss a visit to Palais des Papes. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the views from Pont du Gard, admire the masterpieces at Carrieres des Lumieres, and then get engrossed in the history at Musee Calvet.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Avignon trip planner.

Getting from Paris to Avignon by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Paris in May: highs in Avignon hover around 74°F, while lows dip to 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Avignon

Historic Sites · Museums · Trails

Side Trips

Le Sentier des Ocres, Carrieres des Lumieres, Pont du Gard
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Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes
Carrieres des Lumieres ©
Carrieres des Lumieres
Le Sentier des Ocres ©
Le Sentier des Ocres

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Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Get out of town with these interesting Zurich side-trips: Lucerne (Altstadt Luzern, Jesuitenkirche, &more). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Lake Zurich, get engrossed in the history at Landesmuseum, take a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse, and stop by Old Town.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Zurich route planning app.

You can fly from Avignon to Zurich in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Avignon in May, expect Zurich to be little chillier, temps between 65°F and 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Lucerne
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich

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